Assisting in the Agency Offices

Address: 25625 Zanker Road, San Jose
Contact: Eila Latif, Director, Focus for Work Right Direction,, 408 325 5286

DESCRIPTION: Focus for Work is an employment program for individuals with mental illness and newly released from incarceration.

Responsibilities: Assembling class materials and client charts; replenish marketing materials, copy and organize data files, copy and fax documents to employers for clients, answer phones.
Skills and Abilities: Strong interpersonal, verbal, written and listening skills and ability to triage client needs.
Ability to interaction positively with clients with mental illness and/or criminal backgrounds.
Required: Fiingerprint/background clearance; maintain bi-yearly TB skin test, satisfactory completion of on-site volunteer training
Dates/Times: A minimum of two days per week, 4 hours each day (morning or afternoon)
Length of appointment: Six (6) month minimum commit requested.
Minimum age: 18

Address: 2625 Zanker Road, San Jose CA 95134
Contact: Kent Wenke, 408 325 5147,
Volunteer Responsibilities: After brief training, volunteer will enter data into the AWARDS Database.
Dates / Times: Flexible hours. Suitable for students’ community service hours. Retirees and Seniors encouraged to apply.
Minimum age: High School. Fingerprint/background investigation required for 18 and over.

Fingerprint/background check required for all volunteers over the age of 18.

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